A Meal of the Stars: Poems Up and Down (Hardcover)

Poems Up and Down

By Dana Jensen, Tricia Tusa (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780547390079, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2012



Engaging and innovative, A Meal of the Stars shows how we live in a swaying, crashing, rising, falling-but utterly magical-world. With art merry and spirited, this distinctive collection of up and down poems reveals the extraordinary in the ordinary, resulting in a book young readers won't want to put down.

Praise For A Meal of the Stars: Poems Up and Down

"Imaginative and accessible, these verses show how the most ordinary of pleasures can pique a child's or a pair of friends' curiosity to explore the natural and urban worlds."--Booklist

"This quiet, thoughtful collection shows that not all poetry is meant to be read in a straightforward manner."--School Library Journal "Words and pictures pull readers along in a visceral reading experience."--Publishers Weekly